Daily Vocabulary: 16th January 2020

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Word: Theological (adjective) : आध्यात्मविद्या सम्बन्धी
Meaning: relating to the study of the nature of God and religious belief
Synonyms: religious, scriptural, doctrinal
Antonyms: atheism, blasphemy, godlessness
Usage in a sentence: So if you like, a theological religious foundation was being laid for social action

Word: Clinch (Verb, Noun) : पकड़
Meaning: confirm or settle (a contract or bargain).
Synonyms: grip, clasp, settle
Antonyms: unlock, release
Usage in a sentence: They are hoping to clinch a major deal to supply computers to the army.

Word: Veteran (Noun) : दीर्घानुभवी
Meaning: a person who has had long experience in a particular field.
Synonyms: experienced, seasoned, expert, skilled
Antonyms: inexperienced, rookie, amateur, unskilled
Usage in a sentence: He is a veteran parliamentarian whose views enjoy widespread respect.

Word: Linger : दीर्घ काल तक रहना
Meaning: stay in a place longer than necessary because of a reluctance to leave.
Synonyms: loiter, stay, remain, wait
Antonyms: rush, hurry, leave
Usage in a sentence: There’s no need to linger over this stage of the interview.

Word: De facto (Adverb , Adjective) : वास्तव में
Meaning: in fact, whether by right or not. (Adverb)
Synonyms: actually, in fact, in reality, in effect
Antonyms: de jure, non-realistic, allegedly, hypothetically
Usage in a Sentence: With the death of his father, he became the de facto head of the family.

Word: Ambivalent (Adjective ) : द्वैधवृत्तिक
Meaning: having mixed feelings or contradictory ideas about something or someone.
Synonyms: uncertain, undecided, unsure, unsettled
Antonyms: certain, sure, conclusive, decided
Usage in a sentence: The Australian private sector is increasingly bullish about the technology’s future, despite its government’s generally ambivalent attitude toward climate change.

Word:  Articulate (Adjective, Verb) : स्पष्ट, गाँठदार
Meaning: pronounce (something) clearly and distinctly. 
Synonyms: enunciate, pronounce, express, eloquent, fluent
Antonyms: mute, incoherent, silent, inarticulate, hesitant
Usage in a sentence: He is polished, charming, articulate and an excellent negotiator.

Word: Overwhelming (Adjective, Verb) : भारी
Meaning: very great in amount. (Adjective)
Synonyms: overpowering, astonishing, breathtaking, shocking, surprising
Antonyms: mild, normal, comforting, calming
Usage in a Sentence: The feeling of gratitude, joy, and completion was overwhelming.

Word: Landslide : भूस्खलन
Meaning: a collapse of a mass of earth or rock from a mountain or cliff.
Synonyms: avalanche, advantage, conquest, victory
Antonyms: failure, disadvantage, defeat
Usage in a sentence: The presidential election turned out to be one of the biggest landslides in history.

Word: Poised (Verb, Adjective) : संतुलित रखना
Meaning: be or cause to be balanced or suspended.
Synonyms: confident, balanced, tranquil
Antonyms: unbalanced, insecure, discomposed
Usage in a sentence: He walked along with a water jug poised on his head.

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